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Vista Grande Watershed Plan (2006)

The City of Daly City and The City and County of San Francisco have jointly prepared the Vista Grande Watershed Plan. The plan outlines a program to enhance flood protection in the Vista Grande watershed (northwest Daly City), reduce erosion along Lake Merced and enhance habitat and water level in the lake.


VISTA GRANDE WATERSHED STUDY

The Vista Grande Watershed Study was prepared by RMC Water and Environment. Download the full Report here (.pdf - 16.6 MB).


View the Vista Grande Watershed Study by Section:
Table of Contents
  • Acknowedgements
  • Table of Contents
  • List of Tables
  • List of Figures
  • List of Appendices
  • List of Abbreviations

Executive Summary

Chapter 1 - Introduction
  • 1.1 - Intent of Document
  • 1.2 - Study Area and Watershed Description
  • 1.3 - Hydrology
  • 1.4 - Problem Description
  • 1.5 - Organization of Documents

Chapter 2 - Project Approach and Objectives
  • 2.1 - Project Approach
  • 2.2 - Study Goal and Objectives

Chapter 3 - Previous Studies
  • 3.1 - Vista Grande Storm Sewer Project Draft Report (Kennedy/Jenks Engineers, 1983)
  • 3.2 - Vista Grande Diversion Feasability Evaluation, Lake Merced Technical Memorandum No.2
    (CH2M Hill, 2001)
  • 3.3 - Vista Grande Stormwater Drainage Basin Hydraulic Capacity Evaluation (CH2M Hill, 2002)
  • 3.4 - Initiative to Raise and Maintain Lake Level and Improve Water Quality
    (EDAW, September 2004a, b) - Task 3 and 4 Technical Memorandums

Chapter 4 - Alternatives Considered
  • 4.1 - Upstream Alternatives
  • 4.2 - Downstream Alternatives
  • 4.3 - Alternatives Recommended for Further Evaluation
  • 4.4 - Interim Solutions

Chapter 5 - Preliminary Program Recommendations

Chapter 6 - Implementation Strategies
  • 6.1 - Funding Strategies
  • 6.2 - Public Outreach and Community Involvement
  • 6.3 - Regulatiory Requirements
  • 6.4 - Institutional Arrangements
  • 6.5 - Phasing and Schedule
  • 6.6 - Next Steps

References

    Appendices

    Public Comments and Generalized Responses


    CONTACTS

    For questions and comments on the Watershed Plan please contact:

    Roxanne Stachon
    RMC Water and Environment
    415-321-3400
    rstachon@rmcwater.com

    For questions and comments on Lake Merced please contact:

    Greg Bartow
    San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
    415-934-5724
    gbartow@sfwater.org

    For questions and comments on stormwater management
    within the Vista Grande watershed please contact:

    Robert Ovadia
    City of Daly City, Dept. of Public Works
    650-991-8064
    rovadia@dalycity.org